In Class - Discuss recent political/governmental issues. Mini class discussion. Group Work: get into groups to discuss the political cartoons (2). Answer the questions for each political cartoon. Turn in before you leave.
Homework - Start blogging.
QOW - Include an MLA works cited at the end of your post, be sure to proofread your work before submitting, and I want to see quality arguments in your response. See the syllabus for QOW rubric.
On Saturday, a horrific event occurred that left six people dead, an Arizona Congresswoman fighting for her life, and has developed into a political assassination. Currently, Repbulicans and Democrats are using this tragedy to perhaps point fingers and assign blame. Do you think that the inflammatory political rhetoric between Republicans and Democrats on issues such as immigration, health care, and the economy should be toned down? Use specific evidence to support your claims.